Movies like The Black Monk

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The Black Monk (1988)
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The Black Monk (1988)
Original name: Чёрный монах
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Man who talks with a ghost called Black Monk is forced to see a doctor. After the treatment, he loses his ability to communicate with the ghost, becoming angry, violent and utterly unhappy.
Plot: love, ghost, obsession, mental illness, insanity, daughter, weirdo, unhappiness, monk

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Most similar movies to The Black Monk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric and touching films with plots about love, obsession, love and romance, romance, male female relationship, couples and female nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Black Monk: Wuthering Heights (1985), El invierno de las anjanas (2000), Green Tea (2003), The Girl (2000), Love & Distrust (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Wuthering Heights (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rivette's unique take on Bronte's famous novel "Wuthering Heights".
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, mental illness, love and romance, romance, love affair, couple relations, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love, vengeance, love triangle, opposites attract ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: france, europe
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95%
One Hundred Days After Childhood (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of Russian teenagers spend their summer at a summer camp. Mitia falls in love and gets so occupied with his own problems that he forgets about everything else.
Plot: mona lisa, teenager, fight, falling in love, first love, frustration, coming of age, boy girl relationship, youth, summer camp, summer, camp ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
El invierno de las anjanas (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young worker enjoying an affair with an upper class beauty, Adelaida, is drafted by the Spanish Army to fight in the Cuban War of Independence. After Adelaida receives an unusual announcement regarding her lover's death in combat, she refuses ...
Plot: love, presumed dead, mental illness, sibling rivalry, hiding place
Time: 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Green Tea (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A mysterious woman frequents tea shops and other places looking for the right man. A cup of green tea will show you the way to find your true love.
Plot: mental illness, bar, tea, pianist, love, blind date
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 4.6
 398
The Girl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A torrid affair between two women, a struggling artist and a flame-haired blues singer, upsets a man who has a thing for the girl.
Plot: female director, lesbian sex, female nudity, neo noir, singer, painter, nudity (full frontal - brief), lesbian, love, lesbianism, obsession, artist ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Love & Distrust (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This collection of five short films artfully portrays desire's ability to both empower and destroy those who encounter it. In "The Summer House," sultry teen Jane (Talulah Riley) is courted by a former beau, Richard (Robert ...
Style: anthology
Plot: twenty something, vignette, mistrust, seduction, trust, love, obsession
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lawa. Opowieść o "Dziadach" Adama Mickiewicza (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the eve of the Day of the Dead, among mysterious old rituals of the Vilnius region, ghosts of the past and present start to appear.
Plot: senator, martyrdom, priest, exile, shaman, poet, ball, male female relationship, resistance, exorcism, conspiracy, cemetery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Rouge (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fleur is the blue angel in one of Hong Kong's "flower houses" - bordellos and night clubs of the 1930's. A detached and beautiful performer, she falls in love with Twelfth Master Chan, heir to a chain of pharmacies. They agree to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sentimental, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: prostitute, ghost, brothel, tragic love, lifestyle, reunion, journalism, impossible love, missing person, obsession, couples, looking for love ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 80s, year 1987
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Red Violin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Italy, USA, UK, Austria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Spans 300 years in the life of one famed musical instrument that winds up in present-day Montreal on the auction block. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681, the red violin derives its unusual color from the human blood mixed into ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional, enigmatic ...
Plot: monk, musician, monastery, auction, violin, romance, obsessive quest, collector, obsession, classical music, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 18th century
Place: montreal, oxford university, shanghai, beijing china, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 226
Lilian's Story (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: For forty years Lilian Singer has been locked up in a 'loony bin' by her father. Her release is eventually secured by her eccentric Aunt Kitty and her brother, John. Lilian starts to carve out a place for herself. As she explores Sydney ...
Plot: father, daughter, tragedy, weirdo, choice, insane, mental illness, hiding place
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Girl from the Song (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young musician travels to Burning Man, a psychedelic festival in the middle of the Nevada desert, in an attempt to get the impetuous girl he has fallen in love with.
Style: romantic, uplifting, sentimental, sweet, touching
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: burning man, love, romance, music, love story, sex scene, female nudity, youth, reunion, male female relationship, couples, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Touched with Fire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Carla and Marco are manic-depressive poets whose art is fueled by their emotional extremes. When they go off their meds, they end up in the same psychiatric hospital. As the chemistry between them stirs up their emotions, it intensifies their mania. ...
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, touching, emotional
Plot: mental illness, bipolar disorder, love, romance, couples, friendship, hopes, hospital, mental institution
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Time (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To save her relationship, a woman puts herself through extensive plastic surgery.
Style: psychological, realistic, clever, emotional, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, obsession, romance, unfulfillment, existentialism, disappearance, women, paranoia, prejudice, self discovery, memory, time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
What's New About Love? (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Six friends gather every evening in a basement to make music. But during the day, regarding the things of life, there are no tests. Every experience leaves its mark.
Plot: love, guitar, homosexual, impossible love
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Time of Her Life (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two ghosts, separated by time, who have roamed the grounds of a historic English mansion, searching for each other are brought together by Ally (LAURA PENNEYCARD), a photography student who is experiencing dreams she can't explain and Emmett ...
Plot: ghost, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.4
 13K
The Apartment (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Spain, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A stylish suspense thriller that confounds the audience while presenting them with an extraordinary and elusive mystery. Max is a former playboy who has decided to settle down by marrying his current love, Muriel. However, during a business trip, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, love, intrigue, romance, cafe, apartment, fall in love, love triangle, dishonesty, flirting, flirt, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, new york, montmartre paris, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 48
The Impostor (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This drama is based on a novel and incomplete screenplay by the late Maria Luis Bemberg. In 1930s Argentina, wealthy Sebastian (Antonio Birabent) leaves his Buenos Aires home for the family estate on the pampas. His family, concerned for his ...
Plot: surrealism, love triangle, estate, friendship, friend, religious sect, male female relationship, argentine, immigrants, danish, espionage, male nudity ...
Time: 1930s
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Story of an Unknown Man (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on a short story by Anton Chekhov, this drama centers around a desire for revenge and the tragedy of a star-crossed love. After a general ruins some men under him in punishment for a rebellion, a friend of the broken men vows revenge. The ...
Plot: death in childbirth, valet, tuberculosis, illness, father son relationship, vengeance, pregnancy, love, father daughter relationship, general, naval officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a Carpathian village, Ivan falls in love with Marichka, the daughter of his father's killer. When tragedy befalls her, his grief lasts months; finally he rejoins the colorful life around him, marrying Palagna. She wants children but his mind ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, stylized, epic ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, family feud, wizards and magicians, adventure, couple relations, romance, couples, forbidden love, rivalry, village, true love, legends and myths ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ukraine, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Spirit of Christmas (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman falls in love with a man who is somewhat unavailable.
Plot: ghost, christmas, holiday, curse, sheriff, pocket watch, haunted house, kissing, red dress, vase, gazebo, dance hall ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 485
Hard Contract (1969)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A cold hearted American hit man goes to Europe for 'one last score'. His encounter with a beautiful young woman casts self doubt on his lifeblood, and influences him to resist carrying out the contract
Plot: love, hitman, morality, murder, beer, loner, limousine, money, death, mercedes benz, puzzle, contract ...
Place: europe, spain, brussels belgium, belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 1K
The Captive (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An adaptation of Proust's "La Prisoniere" (book five of "Remembrance of Things Past"). Set in Paris, France, it is a serious tale of a tragic and dysfunctional love.
Style: sexy, psychological, serious, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, sex, captive, passion, desire, paranoia, friendship, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, voyeurism, losing-it hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mad Dogs and Englishmen (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gorgeous Antonia (Elizabeth Hurley) is on a dangerous downward spiral caused by an addiction to heroin when she meets Mike (C. Thomas Howell), a tough drifter who helps her score more smack. Although they're not attracted to each other ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: police, love, aristocracy, plot twist, male female relationship, drugs, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 3K
Loving (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laura and Carlos love each other as if every day was the last, and perhaps that first love intensity is what will tear them apart a year later.
Style: romantic, erotic
Plot: love, romance, sex scene, female nudity, infidelity, jealousy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
This Sweet Sickness (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: French filmmaker Claude Miller's This Sweet Sickness is based on a suspense novel by Patricia Highsmith, of Strangers on a Train fame. In the original, the murder-protagonist was a psychotic, pure and simple (if such words are appropriate ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: insanity, love and romance, unfulfilled love, unlikely criminals, crimes, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, romance, sexual dysfunction, couples, misfit, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 280
South (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martje is the manager of a successful laundry service, but in her personal life she struggles with her self-image after the amputation of one of her breasts. After she is humiliated when Loe, one of her employees, is startled by the discovery of her ...
Plot: illness, insanity, love, laundry, kidnapping, female protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lulu on the Bridge (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film is about a famous jazz saxophonist, Izzy who's life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, realistic, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, jazz, shooting, saxophonist, mystery, romance, dishonesty, couples, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, performer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
War Dancing - Dance to Win (1989)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: War Dancing tells the tale of Slammer, a small-time hood whose life changes when he is allowed to take part in a music video shoot. He begins to feel that a career in music might get him on the right track, but the video's choreographer ...
Plot: graffiti, school dance, dance performance, music competition, love, dancer, rivalry, dancing, street gang, dance school, competition
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The School of Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Paris, Dominique, a middle-aged fashion professional, solicits the services of the handsome Quentin , a bisexual bartender and prostitute who is 15 years her junior. After they first sleep together, their business transaction becomes transformed ...
Style: erotic, serious, touching, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, sex, violence, romance, fall in love, love affair, destructive relationship, fashion, lifestyle, society, prostitute ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, morocco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 340
Love and Rage (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Daniel is a very talented piano student and loves Sofie, but he is terrified by the thought of losing her and accuses her of seeing another man. Everybody says he is wrong, but the suspicion grows as does an uncontrollable side of Daniel.
Style: psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: obsession, prodigy, true love, couples, youth, musician's life, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, losing-it hero, love and romance, music teacher, jail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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